China Airlines moves Australia/NZ to all-A350 service from Mar 2018

China Airlines in this week’s schedule update filed additional changes to its Northern summer 2018 season, effective 25MAR18. All service to Australia and New Zealand is now scheduled to be operated by A350, instead of A330, including following routes.

Taipei Taoyuan – Brisbane – Auckland eff 25MAR18 A350-900XWB replaces A330-300, 1 daily
CI053 TPE2350 – 1045+1BNE1250+1 – 1800+1AKL 359 D
CI054 AKL1930 – 2130BNE2300 – 0555+1TPE 359 D

Taipei Taoyuan – Melbourne eff 25MAR18 A350-900XWB replaces A330-300, 3 weekly
CI057 TPE2325 – 1045+1MEL 359 257
CI058 MEL2210 – 0555+1TPE 359 136

Previously reported changes for Australia/New Zealand service:
Taipei Taoyuan – Sydney eff 25MAR18 Northern summer season operates 11 weekly (CI055/056 Day x136) instead of 14 weekly. A350 operation